Posting Summary: The Department of Medicine's Division of General, Geriatric, Palliative and Hospital Medicine at the University of Virginia seeks qualified Geriatric physicians for tenure ineligible Assistant or Associate Professor positions focused on clinical practice within affiliated life care communities in Charlottesville, VA. Responsibilities include clinical patient care, quality assessment and practice improvement, as well as medical education of Geriatric Medicine fellows, residents, and medical students in both the classroom and clinical settings. Leadership opportunities include Medical Directorship of Nursing Home and Assisted Living facilities at the Colonnades, a Sunrise Senior Living Community, which includes independent, assisted-living, skilled nursing, and long-term care residents.
Candidates for positions must be board-certified in Internal Medicine or Family Medicine. Board eligibility or board certification in Geriatrics by appointment start date is required. Special consideration may be given to candidates who are Certified Medical Directors or have previous leadership or administrative experience. Tenure-ineligible positions may qualify to convert to tenure-track at an appropriate time in the future consistent with the School of Medicine promotion and tenure guidelines and candidate qualifications.
The Charlottesville and Central Virginia area offers an outstanding community for both personal and professional activities. A strong sense of community exists in the region along with excellent educational systems for adults and children. Charlottesville is located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains and is consistently listed among the top cities in national rankings of the most desirable places to live. It offers a thriving community in the arts, highlighted by literary, film, theatrical, and historical festivals. It is an excellent place to live and work. The city is within easy driving distance of Washington, D.C., the coastal regions of Virginia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina.
This posting will remain open until filled.
To apply for this tenure-ineligible position, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu and search on Posting Number0619462. Complete a Candidate Profile online, attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. The tenure-ineligible faculty position is designed for physicians focused on quality care including active participation in clinical research and outstanding teaching.
For further information regarding the application process, please contact Christina Hamill via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at (434) 924-1590.
The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.